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2019-10-08


Terms of Reference

Project Management for Software Development (PMSD)

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Education to Work Transition Project- Additional Financing

Quality Improvement Fund

Institution: Gaza Community College for Tourism Studies (GCCTS)

Project Title: Developing Knowledge and Skills of Computer Technology Program Students to Meet the Needs of Labor Market (CTech)

 

Introduction:

Gaza Community College for Tourism Studies (GCCTS) has received a grant from the Quality Improvement Fund (QIF)- Education to Work Transition Project/Additional Financing - Ministry of Education and Higher Education and funded by the World Bank for the project entitled: "Developing Knowledge and Skills of Computer Technology Program Students to Meet the Needs of Labor Market". The project is implemented in partnership with Palestinian IT Association of Companies – PITA and GTC. Accordingly, GCCTS seeks the selection and employment of Project Management for Software Development Trainer (PMSD) to work as part of the training team responsible for developing the capacity of both students and the academic staff.  

 

Assignment Objective:

GCCTS is considering the recruitment of highly qualified Project Management for Software Development Trainer (PMSD) to be part of the training team which will cooperate in the implementation of some of the main project activities involving academic teaching and practical training of the students and the academic staff of the computer technology department. PMSD will be mainly responsible for developing the training materials associated with the project management related to software developers, as well as implementing the training course to improve the capacity of academic staff in the project management field in response to the labor market needs.

 

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

The successful PMSD candidate will be required to carry out the following tasks under direct supervision of the project manager:

  1. Development of the necessary theoretical and practical training materials and contents of the PMSD course.
  2. Developing an action plan for conducting a 35-contact hour training. This includes the main the topics to be covered, and the types of evaluation methodologies used.
  3. Delivering a 35-contact hour TOT course to a group of 12-15 trainers (academic staff) in the field of PMSD.
  4. Following all the academic guidelines of GCCTS with respect to attendance commitments, exam preparations and supervision.  
  5. Performing other duties as may be assigned by the project manager concerning the training.
  6. Provision of detailed report of the implemented tasks and associated deliverables.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. At least master degree in Project Management, Business Administration, or any other related fields.
  2. At least 5 years of Excellent experience in the field of project management.  
  3. At least three-years working experience as a trainer in relevant fields.
  4. Proven experiences in similar training in the field of project management.
  5. Ability to utilize different teaching/training methods to easily develop student skills in the field.
  6. Excellent computer skills.
  7. Good English language and communication skills.

 

Deliverables:

  1. An action Plan.
  2. A successfully delivered staff training course in PMSD consisting of 35 hours intensive training course (theoretical and practical ) to develop the skills and knowledge of the academic staff in PMSD.
  3. Detailed report including the implemented tasks, developed training material and associated deliverables (soft and hard copies). Approval on the submitted material from the college and project admin is a must.

Place of work:

The successful PMSD trainer will be working at GCCTS main site building in Gaza City.

 

Time Frame:

  1. The trainer will be working on an hourly-based manner following the required deliverables mentioned above within the time duration between Oct. 13, 2019 – Nov. 13, 2019 (during the first academic semester 2019/2020).
  2. The expected level of effort (LOE):  35 hours.

 

Contract Type: Lump Sum contract

 

Interested qualified applicants are invited to send their Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter via email to: ctech.gccts@gmail.com

Subject title: PMSD Trainer. no later than Tuesday. October 10, 2019. 

Note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and interviewed

 

 

 

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